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S. Korea Holds Ceremony to Mark 50th Anniv. of Vietnam War

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South Korea held a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of the country’s participation in the …

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N.Korea 'Developing Satellite-Guided Bomb'

North Korea is developing a new precision-guided bomb, similar to the U.S.’ GPS-guided joint direct attack munitions or JDAMs, the military here believes.

“We expect that the North will finish development of a new precision-guided bomb in the near future because we’ve detected signs that t… …read more

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North Korea Blames UN Human Rights Meeting as "Hubbub"

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North Korea strongly protested criticisms over its human rights situation made during a ministerial meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

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S. Korean Swimmer Park Tae-hwan Wins Bronze in 400M Freestyle

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South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan won his third straight medal in the men’s 400-meter freestyle …

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S. Korea Wins Gold in Men's and Women's Fencing Team Events

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South Korea won gold medals in the men’s epee and the women’s sabre fencing team events at the …

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Teenage Korean Shooter Wins 2 Gold Medals at Asiad

A 17-year-old shooter won two gold medals at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games over the weekend.

Kim Cheong-yong won gold in the individual and team competitions in the men’s 10-m air pistol event on Sunday, becoming the youngest Korean shooter to win gold in the Asiad.

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Big Rewards Await N.Korean Medalists

North Korea sent 150 athletes to the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, 70 men and 80 women in 14 disciplines. There is speculation among organizers about what rewards await them if they win a medal.

There is talk of a luxury sedan and a flat in newly built apartment complex exclusively for sports… …read more

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Swimmer Park Tae-hwan Wins Bronze in 200m Freestyle

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South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan won the bronze medal in the men’s 200 meter freestyle at the Incheon Asian Games, failing in his bid for a third straight Asiad medal.

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S. Korean Group Sends Propaganda Leaflets to NK Despite Threat

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A South Korean civic organization has sent anti-North Korea leaflets over the inter-Korean border amid a threat from Pyongyang that it would retaliate on the leaflet campaign.

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China Fines British Drugmaker Nearly $500 Million

A Chinese court has fined British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline $490 million and sentenced its British former country manager and others to prison for bribing doctors and hospitals to use its products.

The official Xinhua news agency said the fine, imposed Friday by a court in Changsha in cen… …read more

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S.Korea Fires Warning Shots During N.Korean Incursion

Defense officials say their navy has fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat as it briefly crossed a disputed maritime border to the west of the peninsula.

The incursion Friday came on the same day the Asian Games officially opened in the South, with North Korean athletes partici… …read more

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Seoul, Washington Agree to Decide Timing of OPCON Transfer Based on Conditions

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Seoul and Washington agreed to transfer the wartime operational command of their allied forces when …

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Park Vows to Provide Support for Successful Asian Games

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President Park Geun-hye has vowed to provide support to hold the Incheon Asian Games safely and …

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N.Korea Threatens Retaliation Over Propaganda Leaflets

North Korea on Monday warned it could retaliate if South Korean activists continue to float propaganda leaflets across the border. The warning came in a fax from the National Defense Commission to Cheong Wa Dae, saying a halt to the floating of propaganda leaflets is a precondition to resuming cr… …read more

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NPAD Acting Chief Expected to Remain in Party

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Floor leader of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD), Park Young-sun, is …

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Debris Presumed to be from N. Korean Drone Found in Yellow Sea

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The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said it found debris of what is presumed to be a small North Korean …

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S. Korean Films Festival to Open in Buenos Aires Next Month

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A festival featuring South Korean films will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina next month.

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Domestic Researchers Produce Hydrogen Using Visible Light

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A domestic research team has developed a new technology to generate a large amount of hydrogen from …

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Cartoon Exhibition on Comfort Women to Open in US, China

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A cartoon exhibition on the victims of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery will open in the United …

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KBS to Hold Joint Wedding for Multicultural and N. Korean Defector Couples

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KBS is planning to hold a joint wedding for multicultural and North Korean defector couples free of …

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